This is an easy species to identify due to the pattern of its yellow abdominal markings.
It is normally found around the edges of lowland woodland.
May and June, and then again in August and September.
It is widespread in Britain but not usually seen in any numbers.
It is fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland, not usually in numbers.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015